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Aad Thaki Ek Sun Nipaaya - Translation

AAD THAKEE EK SOON NIPAAYAA
INDDHRA IMAAM SHAAH

aad thakee ek soon nipaayaa
tare soon ma(n)thee shabda neepaayaa
jugesar jog kaa maram koi na jaanne
jog kaa maram jugesar jaanne...........................jogkaa.....1

In the beginning a void(nihilistic) was created, from it the word
(guarded tablet, prophetic light) was created.O true worshipper,
nobody understands the inner mysteries of faith except a true yogi
(saint, worshipper).

mu(n)dhraa paheree ne man vash naahee
narge jaasho nirvaann - jugesar........................jogkaa.....2

Wearing of ear rings only will not control your mind. You will certainly
go to hell with this practice.[This refers to the practice of putting on
ear rings by some yogis especially during the initial stages.]

naath anaath ame indhra imaamshaah
ame alakh purush ghar naa chelaa - jugesar.............jog kaa....3

I, Indhra Imaamshaah, am the master of all the masters(naath means
a great yogi - saint, master). We are the disciples of the house of the
incomprehensible person(Imaam of the time).

bhabhut chore ne paaye paddaave
pan seedh naa shabda na jaanne - jugesar...............jogkaa.....4
They apply ashes(over their bodies) and make people bow to them.
But they do not know the word of the Truth.

si(n)gi vagadde ne kaan faddaave
pan bhirmaa naa akhar na jaanne - jugesar..............jogkaa.....5

si(n)gi - a musical instrument made out of a cow/bull horn

They play music(and make unnecessary loud noise) on an
instrument but do not understand the (true) letter(akhar) of the Creator(brahmaa).

jattaa vadhaare ne jog na(ne) sadhe
pan mugat naa maram na jaanne - jugesar................jogkaa.....6

They maintain long hair(ostentatious expression of an ascetic) and do maintain the
True Path. But they do not understand the significance or essence of salvation.

jampudeep maa(n)he saami takhat rachaayaa
te shrest naa seerjanhaar - jugesar....................jog kaa....7

In the Indian Subcontinent('jampudeep'), the Lord has established the throne.
He is indeed the creator of the universes. Indian Subcontinent being the temporal
home of the composer can serve here as a metaphor for the eternal home(soul).

te gur jogi tamne odhaare
jene tarat tribhovan kidhaa - jugesar..................jogkaa.....8

O worshippers, this Guide (the Imaam) is the one who is going to redeem you.
He is the one who has created the three heavens instantaneously.

adsath teerath, parabat ne neer
tiyaa nahi niveddaa thaay - jugesar....................jogkaa.....9

Going through sixty eight pilgrimages involving crossing over numerous mountains
and rivers, is not going to give any solution to your (spiritual) crises.

em bhanne indhra imaamshaah tame soonno maaraa jogi
gur malle to se(n)sa tare - jugesar....................jogkaa....10

This has been taught by Sayyed Imaamshah. Listen o worshippers (yogis),
(only) when you meet the (true) Guide, will your doubts be cleared.

Source: 
Heritage Society Collection

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